Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
(Bighead Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1418795
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesnobilis
Common NameBighead Carp
StateNE
CountyMadison
LocalityElkhorn River, SE of Norfolk, just upstream of Nebraska Central Railroad bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Elkhorn
HUC8 Number10220001
HUC10 NameBuffalo Creek-Elkhorn River
HUC10 Number1022000113
HUC12 NameMedelmane Lake-Elkhorn River
HUC12 Number102200011311
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsCaught in the Elkhorn River on a setline baited with a bluegill.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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